https://natureodes.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/see-like-a-bee-ultraviolet-flower-photography-2/ have been sent this link. So it’s going here so I can find it again
The module 8 exam was last Saturday. My arm lasted well enough but was a bit tired. Nice timing with my ulnar nerve op thanks to the surgeon I had. The long questions were movable hives and then heather honey… So I opted for the heather honey. Short questions were: observation hive use at a… Continue reading Module 8
Beekeeping Complete Queen Rearing Cell Cup kit Catcher Box Hair Roll Cage Cupularve Apiculture System Bee keeper Tool Set This needs to be fixed to a frame like this https://imgur.com/gallery/gGx5R Features: 1.The kit enables the queen to lay eggs directly into a plastic plug. 2.This avoids the dangers of grafting, and ensures correct age of larvae.… Continue reading Absolute bargain?
I passed module 7 with a credit! Woo! So on to Module 8 now. Lots of honey, management for honey crops, health and history. I’ve also put in for my general husbandry. It’s going to be a busy year.
How do you catch one? Hints on getting a good photo welcome too! I assume a video camera and tripod at the right bit of the day, but pointing so the sun isn’t blinding, and that the colour can be seen on the hornet. Someone else has posted on the beekeeping forum about this : It… Continue reading Asian Hornet video
Happy new year! Let’s hope it’s a great year for beekeepers everywhere. I’m recovering from my elbow operation, although the scar is a bit sensitive still. I’m hoping to be fully fit for the start of the season, but am not yet convinced the op has worked. Someone who had an operation on his arm… Continue reading Happy New Year
I’ve started getting some material together to read whilst my arm is out of action. I’ll be charging my Nook up and getting them on the sd card that it’s got. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/119672#/summary This is a great resource full of old books. It’s got a few good ones for beekeeping in – including: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/119672#/summary – click on… Continue reading Interesting source of old books